Mission Urology provides comprehensive urologic care to western North Carolina and the region, with respect for each person, clinical excellence and integrity. Our team is composed of board-certified urologists with areas of expertise and specialized surgical training. We bring state-of-the-art care to our patients, including robotic surgery, urologic cancer care, kidney-stone treatment, female incontinence and pelvic surgery, men’s health and a variety of other urologic conditions.
Scott Sech, MD
Meet Scott Sech, MD, a Urologist from Victoria Urological Associates.
Victoria Urological Associates and Mission Urology Provider Team
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With Testicular Cancer, Early Detection Is Key
By Linda Gale, PA Testicular cancer is a rare diagnosis accounting for only 1 percent of male cancers. It is a younger man’s cancer – the most common type of cancer in men ages 15 to 35. ...View More
When Does a Child Need a Urologist?
Gregory Carter, MD, of Pisgah Urology, offers expert advice on urologic health problems in children, as seen in WNC Parent. Most people associate the specialty of urology, and urologists, with the treatment of adults ...View More
Kidney Stones – How to Prevent a Very Painful Health Problem
By Gregory Carter, MD Kidney stones can be one of the most painful and debilitating conditions people ever have to deal with. Unfortunately, they are fairly common. It is estimated that 10-12 percent of ...View More
Seeing a Specialist? How to Make the Most of Your Visit
By Matthew D. Young, MD, MBA Medical appointments can sometimes be overwhelming, especially when you’re visiting a specialist. These doctor’s visits can present a whirlwind of new information, sometimes complicated by the ...View More
Urinary Tract Infections in Women – Why They Occur, How to Prevent Them
By Linda Gale, PA McDowell Urology Among the most common conditions we see at our urology practice is urinary tract infection, commonly known as UTI. These infections are (unfortunately) very common in women, and ...View More
Is Screening for Prostate Cancer Always the Right Decision?
By Matthew D. Young, MD, MBA One of my recent blogs discussed the controversy behind prostate cancer screening, and recently I came across a great article that unpacks this discussion and takes it a ...View More
Prostate Cancer Screening – Addressing the Controversy
By Matthew D. Young, MD, MBA We all learned as children that “a stich in time saves nine” and that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” So, does the same ...View More
Prostate Cancer Screening – MRI vs. Biopsy
By Mehul Bhakta, MD Asheville Radiology According to the National Cancer Institute, prostate cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. Although many prostate cancers won’t impact a person’s ...View More
Is Prostate Cancer Screening Necessary?
By Gregory Carter, MD There have been arguments made against the need for prostate cancer screening, because prostate cancers occur in older men, are slow growing and are not likely to spread or result ...View More
Urinary Incontinence – Don’t Be Embarrassed, It’s More Common Than You Think
Do you unintentionally pee a little when you do any of the following? Laugh Run Cough Sneeze Lift objects If so, you are not alone and there is nothing to be embarrassed about. Urinary ...View More
Prioritizing Intimacy – Tips to Reignite the Flame from a Sexual Health Expert
If you feel like you and your spouse or partner have “lost that lovin’ feeling,” don’t despair. It’s not uncommon, and it doesn’t have to be permanent. Like anything worthwhile, maintaining ...View More
Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women – Options to Help Improve Your Quality of Life
By Nancy Howden, MD Western Carolina Women’s Specialty Center Urinary incontinence is defined as the involuntary leakage of urine, and can be caused by a multitude of factors that may result in a ...View More
What’s Your Bladder Health IQ? Take Our Quiz About Bladder Problems, Causes and Treatments
It’s something you probably don’t think about until you have a problem: your bladder. Your age and sex play a role in what type and the frequency of the bladder problems you ...View More
Prostate Check – How to Tell When You Should Worry
June is Men’s Health Month — a good time to think about something you probably don’t think about too often: your prostate. “Typically, men aged 50 and above are at risk for prostate issues,” ...View More